Delegates who will have an interest in this event will include: special education providers, SEN teachers, SENCOs, head teachers, directors of education, social inclusion managers, children and youth services directors, directors of schools and learning, and social workers drawn from local authorities, central government departments, schools, health services and the voluntary and private sectors.

The Future of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Conference will discuss how EHC plans and the new SEND Code of Practice has impacted on the day to day work of SEND practitioners and assess the improvement it has had on the lives of SEND students. The conference will also discuss the publication of the Diane Rochford’s report on the optimum way to asses SEND students’ educational attainment.

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Simon Knight, Deputy Headteacher, Frank Wise School & Associate Director, National Education Trust

Two key elements of the act relevant to young people with SEND are the introduction of Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans and a new SEND Code of Practice. EHC plans have replaced SEN statements as way to support children and young people aged up to 25 who need more specific attention than was available through special educational needs support.

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Catriona Filmer, Deputy Director of Support and Advice Services, National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)

Dr Rona Tutt OBE, NAHT’s SENd Consultant 

“This is the beginning of a journey and the vast majority of local authorities have told us they are ready and parents have been supportive over the changes” – Edward Timpson MP, Minister of State for Children and Families, On the Children and Families Act 2014, September 2014

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Dr Cathy Hamer, Regional SEND Network Lead for the North West, Council for Disabled Children 

Dr Rona Tutt OBE is a Past President of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). She has taught pupils of all ages in state and independent, day and residential, mainstream and special schools. She has received an OBE for her services to special needs education.

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Heather is an independent SEN & Disability consultant with a background in teaching and local authority support services, before transitioning to the formation of innovative, flexible and responsive services to schools and the wider education community. 

Sarah Woosey is a solicitor specialising in education and community care law. The main focus of hew work is to advise on a range of education and social care issues with a particular focus on securing the provision of suitable education and/or services for children with a wide range of special educational needs and/or disabilities.

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Dr Hamer is an early years teacher and Chartered Educational and Health Psychologist. She is a NCB Associate.

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